Posts Tagged: community employment

Job Seeker: Barbie Bodin

Barbie is a peppy woman who is eager to put her 4 years of dishwashing experience to use. Barbie worked at Mackinaw’s Restaurant in Washington prior to moving to Springfield. She washed dishes, did some light food prep and cleaned floors while working at Mackinaw’s. When asked what she liked about that job, Barbie responded…

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Job Seeker: Kirk Hatalla

Kirk is a quiet young man who lives with his family in the outskirts of Springfield. He is interested in finding part-time work in either the  janitorial or production arena. His dream job would be working in housekeeping in a hotel. Kirk has been working at Pearl Buck Center in the spice room packaging Red…

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We are so excited about our newest partnership with the South Hills Center located in the Tamarack Building and so are they! Here is a letter that was sent out to their community. Hi Folks, This week begins a partnership with Pearl Buck Center to provide janitorial staffing at South Hills Center [at the Tamarack…

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Employ-ment First!

You’ve no doubt seen billboards and LTD buses around town, with the Employment First-“I Work, We Succeed” slogan.  Here’s are a couple of the posters: Curious as to what this is all about?  Well, we made a video about it. Hopefully, you will find it informative. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzgjli1mEY4&w=560&h=315] Don’t hesitate in contacting Pearl Buck Center’s…

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Pearl Buck Center, Incorporated has been around for 60 years, yet it’s amazing that there are still many people who aren’t familiar with who we are or with some of what we do. So, we decided to make a short video, that hopefully will help shed some better light on the subject. And if after…

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dis·a·bil·i·ty

dis·a·bil·i·ty ˌ/disəˈbilədē/ noun a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. synonyms: handicap, disablement, incapacity, impairment, infirmity, defect,abnormality,… a disadvantage or handicap, especially one imposed or recognized by the law. “he had to quit his job and go on disability”  or “she can’t work because of her disability“ When you think…

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Intriguing Statistics

We made this little video to share some interesting and informative employment statistics…and we’re positive that you will find the information to be thought provoking . Let us know what you think in the comments below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRjM7pZk6z8&w=560&h=315]

Allen Quinn Video Resume

We’ve introduced Allen previously (May 6th, 2015 post), but take a look at his video resume, where he shows his zest for life, along with his varied interests and abilities. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc-Xckov7BI&w=420&h=315] This is a man who has enjoyed life by volunteering his time to contribute to his community, as well as being a family man…

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Job seeker: Jamie Cavin

  Jamie has student work study experience as a barista where he took orders, made and served coffee drinks, provided excellent customer service, and helped with clean up. Jamie would like to find employment that entails working with his hands, organizing items, and/or working with the public. He has a penchant for organizing and enjoys…

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Our community employment team is in the process of revamping our promotional materials. Here is the second brochure in a series of three. We know, we started in the middle – just like Star Wars,…this is going to be epic! Let us know what you think in the comments. Enjoy! ~ “The Job Squad”